Quadrennial Defense Review 2001: Lessons on Managing Change in the Department of Defense

Synopsis

As an After-action report, this documented briefing summatizes analysis performed for the Joint STaff in preparation for and in support of the second Quadrennial Defense Review(QDR). The authors concluded that QDR 2001 like QDR 1997, was useful inproviding information on requirements for military capabilties and resource. The report recommend that the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff use existing processes to routinely address cross-cutting issues from a military perpective.